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1918: Key Events

  • WW1 ends.
  • The first modern trade union, the Madras Labour Union, is founded.
  • Baburao Painter starts the Maharashtra Film Co. at Kolhapur.

  • The Indian Cinematograph Act, modelled on that of Britain, defines the terms of censorship and cinema licensing.
  • Phalke’s Hindustan Cinema Films Co. is established. Patankar’s Ram Vanvas is the first serial.